Various Lowlights From Curt Schilling's Failed 38 Studios [UPDATED]

Documents from the lawsuit over Curt Schilling’s failed attempt to launch his own video game company—dubbed 38 Studios—have been released today in Rhode Island. If you don’t recall 38 Studios, it’s because the company laid off its entire staff and went bankrupt in 2012, despite getting a $75 million loan from the… »9/24/15 5:51pm9/24/15 5:51pm


Curt Schilling Says Amalur Could Still Be a 'Billion Dollar Franchise'

The collapse of 38 Studios—the game development company founded by all-star pitcher Curt Schilling—became one of the most colossal video game development flameouts ever. But, in a tweet this morning, the former Red Sox player says that the fantasy creation would still be innovative if someone ponied up the cash to… »11/26/13 11:30am11/26/13 11:30am

Curt Schilling is Selling His Nintendogs DSes in Bankruptcy Auction

Curt Schilling's ill-fated games studio took down the state of Rhode Island with it, so it's not much of a surprise he's in personal bankruptcy, too, selling off all sorts of crap. Discerning video gamers will be interested in items No. 8 and No. 9 in this auction guide, but don't overlook that pink Christmas Tree. »10/08/13 11:53am10/08/13 11:53am

Matt Bai of The New York Times has authored a lively, comprehensive deconstruction of the downfall o

Matt Bai of The New York Times has authored a lively, comprehensive deconstruction of the downfall of 38 Studios, makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and a planned MMO. The story weaves in Rhode Island's political and cultural forces in explaining the debacle. It's a superb Sunday read. »4/21/13 2:00pm4/21/13 2:00pm

38 Studios' Sell-Off So Far Amounts to an $830,000 Drop in the Bucket

This auctioning of assets belonging to 38 Studios, the makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, brought in a combined $830,000, reports Joystiq. Sounds ... good? Well, according to the Associated Press, that will barely dent the $100 million taxpayers may eat in Rhode Island, which guaranteed the loan for which … »10/26/12 8:00pm10/26/12 8:00pm

Would It Change Your Mind to Know Curt Schilling's Beautiful "Copernicus" MMO was Supposed to be Free-to-Play?

Though the studio's founder himself said the game wasn't even fun—no one internally was playing it—"Project Copernicus" was one of the most lamented casualties of 38 Studios' collapse, primarily because its screenshots looked so damn good. Not at all like a free-to-play game. »8/19/12 11:00am8/19/12 11:00am

All-Star Pitcher Schilling's Video Game Studio Can't Pay Its Employees, Either

It is looking dire for 38 Studios, the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning »5/17/12 6:30pm5/17/12 6:30pm studio set up with a huge hunk of public funding from a Rhode Island jobs creation program. So now, we're talking about an operation that took taxpayer money with the intent of creating jobs and can't pay the employees working in them. That's about…